Literates Welfare Association (LAW)

Unverified non-profit organisation

The Literates Welfare Association (LAW) is an NGO in Tamilnadu, India, working for the welfare of the downtrodden especially dalits, women, marginal landholders, landless peasants, and underprivileged children. Among the current programmes sponsored by the organisation are the following: environmental education, a national environmental awareness campaign, VVV club for agriculture development, vocational training in tailoring and computer literacy, a micro/rural entrepreneurship development programme, and a range of health and education programmes. LAW also provides services to families, including running a creche for children and family counselling.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

500,000 - 1 million

Participant in relevant networks

Social Action Movement; Campaign Against Sex Selection and Abortion; Theni NGO Network, Tamilnadu Skill Net, TNVHA

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Education and training; all (8)